 # Solving Two Step Equations - Fractions

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In this lesson, we will learn how to solve basic two step equations involving fractions.

The following diagram shows an example of solving a two-step equation with fractions. Scroll down the page for more examples and solutions for solving two-step equations with fractions. ### Solving Two Step Equations

Equations can be tricky, and solving two step equations is an important step beyond solving equations in one step. Solving two-step equations will help introduce students to solving equations in multiple steps, a skill necessary in Algebra I and II. To solve these types of equations, we use additive and multiplicative inverses to isolate and solve for the variable.

Solving Two Step Equations Involving Fractions
This video explains how to solve two step equations involving fractions.

Ex: Solve a Two-Step Equation with a Fraction

This video provides an example of how to solve a two-step equation with a fraction coefficient.
Ex: Solve an Equation with Fractions

This video provides an example of how to solve a linear equation in one variable with fractions.

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